Hooked on classics
Saturday 07 December 1996
Left: red sheath dress with snakeskin trim, pounds 1,500, by Givenchy, available from a selection at Harvey Nichols, Knightsbridge, SW3 (0171-235 5000); Joseph, 77 Fulham Road, London SW3 (0171-823 9500); Browns, 23-27 South Molton Street, London, W1 (0171-491 7833) This page: black dress with oversized back bow and cape, pounds 1,280, by Balenciaga, available at Dickens and Jones, 224 Regent Street, London W1 (0171-734 7070)
Gold lace and brocade dress, pounds 1,690, and gold mesh belt with jewel buckle, pounds 785, both by Chanel, 26 Old Bond Street, London W1 (0171- 499 9021); green glass ring, pounds 115, by Lalique, 162 New Bond Street, London W1 (0171-0499 8228)
Black classic "Le smoking" suit, trousers pounds 425, jacket pounds 895, by Yves Saint Laurent, available from a selection at 33 Sloane Street, London SW1, and 137 New Bond Street, London W1 (0171-493 1800); Black cross-strap high heels, pounds 125, from Russell and Bromley, New Bond Street, London W1 (0171-629 6903)
Hair David Mallet at Marie France, Paris
Make-up Christine Corbell at Olga Heuze, Paris
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